60th Anniversary of the French Constitution @ French Residence
Oct 22 @ 18:00 – 21:00

Ambassador’s Residence from 6pm to 9pm:

– 6.00: participants arrive

– 6.30: opening speeches: Ambassador and Lady Hale

– 7.00-8.00: debate with 4 panelists (5 minutes each followed by Q&A)

– 8.00-9.00: reception

Art & Law @ Clyde & Co., London
Nov 6 @ 16:00 – 19:00

Join us for the Franco-British Lawyers Society’s 2018 Art Law conference, “Regulation and the Art Market”.

Our distinguished experts drawn from the fine arts market and the law will discuss a range of topical issues affecting this important and growing sector. In the closing session, the expert panel will discuss your questions and concerns on regulation of the art market. The event ends with a drinks reception.

To reserve a place, please email the Administrator at Numbers are limited and registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Society thanks Clyde & Co for their support and sponsorship of this conference.


Welcome: Christopher Devereux, Franco-British Lawyers Society

Session 1: Ivory, the new regulatory environment
Martin Levy, Director, H Blairman & Sons, dealers in works of art

Session 2: Demystifying due diligence: the Responsible Art Market Initiative toolkit
Mathilde Heaton, General Counsel (UK, Europe & Asia), Phillips Auctioneers

Session 3: Loaning art-works to institutions
Sir Richard Aikens, former judge of the Court of Appeal

Session 4: Anti money-laundering compliance
Tony Baumgartner, Partner Clyde & Co, London and
David Meheut, Partner Clyde & Co, Paris

Session 5: Guarantees at auction
Charles Cochrane, Director, Cochrane Adams Fine Art Agents

Session 6: Round-table discussion, questions and answers
The panel

Please note that registration will begin at 3.30 pm for a prompt start at 4.00 pm

The event is free of charge and will qualify for Formation Continue (EFB).

Programme: Programme FBLS Art & Law 2018

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